Name: Shada SafadiBio:
Born in 1982, Majdal Shams, the occupied Syrian
Golan heights. After finishing a two years class in painting and etching at Adham Ismail Institute, Damascus in 2004, Shada graduated from Damascus University with a degree in fine arts from the department of painting in 2005.
Shada is a founding member of Fateh Al Mudarris Center for Arts and Culture, located in the occupied Golan Heights. She has participated in multiple exhibitions, including a solo exhibition at Fateh Al Mudarris Center for Arts and Culture, Majdal Shams, Golan Heights in 2006.
In addition, her work has been featured in exhibitions in Damascus, Aleppo [Syria], Jerusalem, Ramallah, Berzeit, Bethlehem [West Bank], Umea [Sweden], and London. Recently, she participated in the Syrian Cultural Caravan, with exhibitions in France, Germany, Norway,Spain and belgium.
Shada won the third place of the Young Artist of the year award for her work "in the presence of the crow" with A.M. Qattan Foundation in 2008. In addition, she was an artist-in- residence for three months in "Cité internationale des arts", Paris in 2014. She currently lives and works between her home town in The Golan heights and the West Bank .